Mississippi Highway Patrol investigating fatal accident in George County

On Saturday, March 13, 2021, at approximately 12:22 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a traffic crash on MS-63 in George County.

A 2003 Buick driven by Auburn Hinton, 24, of Lucedale, MS was traveling south on MS-63. A 2001 Lincoln driven by Charlie Craft, 95, of Lucedale, MS was traveling north on MS-63 and turned left onto Grain Elevator Rd.

The two vehicles collided at the intersection. Charlie Craft and passenger Elanor Craft, 91, of Lucedale, MS were both transported to a hospital where they both later died from their injuries.

Auburn Hinton and passenger both sustained moderate injuries.

The collision is currently under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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